Catapult Learning Names Rebekah Ford 2024 Teacher of the Year

Educator Takes Home Top Spot in Inaugural Nationwide Program Recognizing Outstanding Teachers PHILADELPHIA, June 18, 2024 – Catapult Learning, a provider of professional development solutions for educators in K-12 schools and intervention programs for students, today announced its first Teacher of the Year, Rebekah Ford as. Catapult created the Teacher of the Year program to honor its most outstanding educators, who exemplify high-quality, evidence-based practices, and who work to create an equitable education for all Catapult Learning students. “The Catapult Learning Teacher of the Year program recognizes and celebrates educators who make an impact on [...]

2024-07-02T15:40:28-04:00July 3rd, 2024|

Catapult Learning and Praxis Partner on Program to Equip New Teachers With Skills in Math Instruction and Core Competencies

Easy-to-implement ‘New Teacher Math & Essentials’ professional development program empowers educators with essential skills and strategies to drive student achievement PHILADELPHIA, March 12, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Catapult Learning, a provider of professional development solutions for educators in K-12 schools and intervention programs for students, today announced a partnership with ETS, the world’s largest, private educational and workforce research and measurement organization. Drawing on insights gleaned from ETS Praxis® elementary-mathematics test data, Catapult Learning will offer a New Teacher Math & Essentials program, designed to directly address key areas of need for new and aspiring educators, enabling them to strengthen [...]

2024-03-12T14:43:14-04:00March 12th, 2024|

EmpowerU Honors Exemplary School Partners for Outstanding Impact on Student Mental Health

MINNEAPOLIS –  EmpowerU, a leading national provider of mental health skills and support for schools, recently recognized five school districts for their longstanding commitment to improving student resilience and mental health. The districts, based in Minnesota where EmpowerU was founded in 2018, each worked with EmpowerU for more than five years to deliver vital support to students, leading to a marked improvement in student well-being. “EmpowerU was launched as an effective way to deliver mental health services to young people,” said Katie Dorn, co-founder of EmpowerU. “I am beyond proud of the work we are accomplishing with [...]

2024-01-19T12:49:42-05:00January 19th, 2024|

FullBloom Acquires EmpowerU, Deepening Its Commitment to Mental Health Services

Move enhances company mission of supporting students' resilience and mental well-being to unlock learning potential and academic outcomes PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FullBloom, a leading provider of special education, instructional intervention, behavioral health, and professional development solutions, today announced the acquisition of EmpowerU, a premier provider of evidence-based programs that improve student motivation, behaviors, and mental health. EmpowerU provides both Tier 1 teacher-led curriculum and Tier 2 one-on-one counseling support that improves mental health, behavior and academic outcomes for students and educators. The acquisition expands FullBloom's student and educator services to support schools [...]

2023-12-08T14:50:07-05:00September 20th, 2023|

Improved Literacy Scores Require Improved Literacy Instruction

Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) District, looking to improve test scores through more holistic and effective PD, engaged Catapult Learning to provide job-embedded literacy coaching workshops on how K-5 teachers can apply the Science of Reading through structured literacy. Here's how: Literacy scores are lower than they’ve been in decades. In fact, the National Assessment of Educational Progress long-term trend assessments showed the average reading score for 13-year-olds dropped seven points in the 2022-23 school year compared to a decade ago. Prior to the fall of 2022, the Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) District in Maryland [...]

2023-09-06T09:32:32-04:00August 4th, 2023|

Catapult Learning Selected by Mississippi Department of Education to Provide Statewide Professional Development and Coaching Services

Multi-year contract delivers instructional mathematics training and support to K-12 public schools PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 08, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Catapult Learning, a provider of intervention programs for students and professional development solutions for teachers in K-12 schools, announced its selection by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) to provide professional development (PD) and coaching services for educators at K-12 schools to improve student outcomes. The four-year state contract includes an optional one-year renewal for a fifth year. Working with Catapult Learning, MDE will provide 25 or more new instructional math coaches. The first group will serve educators at seven elementary [...]

2023-12-08T14:51:42-05:00February 13th, 2023|

Turning Summer Learning Loss into Learning Gains

Summer learning loss, summer slide—these familiar terms describe the loss of learning over the summer from the prior school year because of the lengthy absence from school. On top of that, we are now (unfortunately) dealing with COVID learning loss, which still lingers as a result of school disruptions and prolonged virtual learning. Combined, this loss of learning creates a dangerous and slippery slope that schools and students have been struggling to climb since the spring of 2020. But there is a way to combat summer slide and COVID learning loss. First, let’s look at some staggering data surrounding learning [...]

2023-04-11T15:08:58-04:00February 3rd, 2023|

Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) chooses Catapult Learning to provide mathematics coaching services to selected schools

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) will provide 25 or more new instructional math coaches over the next four years to identified K-12 schools. The coaches will deliver professional development and coaching services to teachers and administrators that will improve student outcomes. Today, the Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) voted to approve a four-year contract of nearly $11 million in state-appropriated funds with Catapult Learning, LLC, to provide mathematics coaching services to selected schools. Catapult has more than 46 years of experience supplying educational supports to schools and districts across the world. The state’s contract with [...]

2023-12-08T14:52:15-05:00January 20th, 2023|

LIPDRC- December 2022 Newsletter

Happy December! As we look at the month of December, we often reflect on the year that has passed. We welcome the change of season and take the time to recognize the teachers we have supported throughout the year. Collaborating with other leaders and educators across Long Island is helping to foster long lasting academic networks for years to come. Community Spotlight Reinventing the PD Experience We have had the opportunity to work with the wonderful staff of LUHI school this [...]

2022-12-13T11:06:08-05:00December 7th, 2022|

Catapult Learning is Named a 2022 Cognia ‘System of Distinction’

Intervention and professional development provider places in the top 10 percent of all Cognia programs assessed globally PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Catapult Learning, a nationwide leader in math and literacy intervention programs for students and professional development solutions for teachers in both public and nonpublic K-12 schools, today announced its recognition as a 2022 System of Distinction by Cognia™, a global nonprofit school improvement organization. As part of the System of Distinction program, Cognia identifies pre-K–12 education institutions that exemplify excellence in education and service to learners. Cognia selected Catapult Learning as one of only 38 systems and [...]

2023-12-08T14:53:08-05:00November 1st, 2022|
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